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Help with valve cover gasket on '01X

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I have developed an oil leak that the mechanics said is most likely the valve cover gasket which is dripping onto the exhaust and ever so unpleasant and smoky:) I have searched and found several people say that this is a pretty easy task. I recently changed the plugs, wires, cap and rotor - although it was one of the most interesting I have ever done. I have not been able to find a description of the process or a source for the steps. The mechanic says it is a 3-4 hour job and mostly labor cost, so I would prefer to do the labor if it is easy enough...Any help would be appreciated.:)
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this has to come off first.the first time is a bitch.


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im getting ready to do this myself. I hope that link is somewhat helpful. It doesnt show you how to do it, but it can giveyou and idea of what exactly is coming of the engine.
Valve covers or head gaskets???
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